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Jolene Veenstra

Circulation Supervisor

  • Email: jveenstra@redeemer.ca
  • Phone 905-648-2139 x4266
  • Education:
  • M.A. (2006) English, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • B.A. (2005) English, Florida International University

Contact regarding:

  • Loan periods, Borrowing, Renewals
  • Library accounts,  Fines
  • Course reserves
  • Interlibrary Loans

Marlene Power

Library Director

  • Email: mpower@redeemer.ca
  • Phone 905.648.2139 ext.4234
  • Education:
  • M.L.S. (1987) University of Toronto
  • B.A. Hons. (1985) Religious Studies, University of Waterloo

Contact Regarding:

  • Overall administration
  • Collection Development, Donations, gifts to the library
  • Research Assistance and Library Instruction


David Purdy

Assistant Librarian

  • Email: dpurdy@redeemer.ca
  • Phone: 905-648-2139 ext. 4265
  • Education:
  • M.L.I.S. (2015) Western University
  • M.A. (2012) English Literature (British and Commonwealth), Acadia University
  • B.A. (2010) English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Contact Regarding:

  • Technical Services: Cataloguing & Metadata, Systems & Database Administration
  • Research Assistance and Library Instruction
  • Collection Development

Jennifer deBlieck

Library Technician

  • Email: jdeblieck@redeemer.ca
  • Phone 905-648-2139 x4264
  • Education:
  • B.Sc. (2002) Life Sciences, McMaster University

Contact regarding:

  • Receiving, processing of library acquisitions
  • Maintaining subscriptions to databases, serials

How can I get a library card, and how many books can I borrow?

How long can I keep books, movies, CDs, etc?

Can I renew my loans? How?

Will I have to pay a fine if I'm late returning my items?

Will I get any notice of overdue items?

How can I get help finding something?

Can I sign out journals? Reference books? Archives?

Can I book a study space for group work?

Is there a photocopier or printer that I can use?

Can I use the Laminator?

Do you have a printer or scanner I can use?

Can I borrow from McMaster? other libraries?

What is in the library collection?

Where can I find course reserves?

What's in the Reference Collection?

How can I find journal articles?

How can I find a book?

What is the TERC?

Peter Turkstra Library,  Redeemer University , 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON, L9K 1J4, Canada
Circulation Desk Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266, Email:   library@redeemer.ca